Hey, close to Bisbee? How 'bout these- Palominas Observatory (Doug Snyder) ; 12 miles west of Bisbee RepoGazer Observatory (Keith Mullen) ; 12 miles west of Bisbee Desert Starlight Observatory (George [Bob] Kepple; 14 miles west and north of Bisbee Junk Bond Observatory (Dave Healy) 20 miles west and north of Bisbee Bob is the author (NSOG, vol. 1, 2, 3) Dave has a few hundred discovered asteroids notched on his belt Doug has 1 comet etched into his forehead. Most have SQM readings around 21.4 and 21.5, but Dave is a little closer to town (Sierra Vista), so his SQM is about 21.2 (not too shabby) Yes, the website for HAC is now www.hacastronomy.com If they want really dark, but further out, is Arizona Sky Village, near Portal, AZ (Jack Newton's land) (close to New Mexico) Doug www.astronomyyear2009.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Harshaw" <rharshaw2@xxxxxxx> To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 10:45 PM Subject: [AZ-Observing] Sites near Bisbee I was contacted by an out-of-state pair of amateurs who will be in Bisbee in late February and wanted to know of a good place to observe from. Can anyone on this list give me some suggestions to pass along to them? Thanks in advance! Richard Harshaw Cave Creek, AZ President, Saguaro Astronomy Club Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes. Henry Kaiser -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.